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Black History Month

This guide serves as an introduction to library resources and information in celebration of Black History Month.

HistoryMakers Digital Archive

HistoryMakers Digital Archive

Video oral history interviews with historically significant African Americans, including 11 Alaskans.


Selected DVDs

Streaming Video Collections

Selected Streaming Videos

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross: 6-part documentary series on the African American experience.

Black Feminist is a feature-length documentary film surrounding the  racial and gender oppression that black women face in America. This documentary is told through interviews from scholars, lecturers, writers, business owners, veterans, comedians and authors.

Black Studies: over 1700 streaming videos related to the history, culture, and politics of black people from the United States

John Lewis: Good Trouble is an account of U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism.

U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-: over 100 streaming video documentaries focusing on significant people and events involved in the civil rights movement.